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The Charity is proud to announce that it is now ready to let 16 purpose-built flats at Mabel Luke Place, Mill Lane, Newbury

If you can show you have a connection to Newbury or Greenham Parish and meet our other criteria, you could soon be living in a new, one-bedroom or two-bedroom home in central Newbury.

 

Eligibility

These Almshouses are for the benefit of people with a connection to Newbury or Greenham Parish and who cannot afford to rent a suitable home in the private sector. Full eligibility criteria are set out in our Local Lettings Plan and Allocations Policy, which you can read here.

Click here for the Local Lettings Plan

 

Click here for the Allocations Policy

Charges

Weekly charges are set at affordable rent levels and are:

•£146.40 a week for a one-bedroom flat

•£164.80 a week for a two-bedroom flat

The charge must be paid by standing order, one month in advance.

You will also have to pay council tax (expected to be Band B, £1315.09 a year) and your own water, gas and electricity bills.

 

How to apply?.........

 

There are two routes:

 

1. One or two-bedroom flats

If you are on the West Berkshire housing register, you can bid for one of the four one-bedroom flats or for one of twelve two-bedroom flats through Homechoice.

Before bidding, you should check that you are eligible by reading the Local Lettings Plan agreed between West Berkshire Council and the Charity.

Click here for the Local Lettings Plan

 

Or email contact@mabelluke.co.uk for a copy.

 

Or you can ask West Berkshire Council’s Housing team.

 

2. Two-bedroom flats

Four of the two-bedroom flats will be let directly by the Charity and you can apply to us for one of those even if you are not on the housing register.

 

note: Closing date for applications via this route is March 9th 2018

 

The Application Form form link is below,

Or you can ask for a copy by emailing contact@mabelluke.co.uk

 

Or by writing to The Clerk, Elendil, New Road, Newbury RG14 7RX

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Before you apply for one of these flats, it is important that you read our Allocations Policy to make sure you are eligible.

Click here for the Allocation Policy

Click here for Application Form

Or email contact@mabelluke.co.uk for a copy of the Allocations Policy.

Please note that smoking is not permitted anywhere on the Charity’s property (including outside) and that no pets are allowed.